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One Month Later – NCHS Students, Faculty Respond To School Violence

NCHS Students attended a morning prayer session put on by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) on Wednesday, March 14, one month following the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shootings in February. On Valentine’s Day, Wednesday February 14, a mass shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. A month after that tragedy,

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Historical Society Invites County Board To Banquet

In the fall, the Washington County Historical Society asked the Washington County Board to allow them to place a plaque in memory of the 1813 Lively Family Massacre at The Washington County Courthouse (The Courthouse was selected because the site of the actual massacre, in Covington Township, is very difficult to access). At the Tuesday,

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Washington County Sheriff’s Report – March 21, 2018

March 18 A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to Richview, IL for a report of suspicious activity. A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to the intersection of State Route 160 and State Route 15 for a report of a stop sign down at this intersection. March 17 A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to Ashley,

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Nashville Police Report – March 21, 2018

March 12 The Nashville Police Department responded to the 1600 block of S. Mill St. for a 911 hang-up call. Officers responded to the Best Western Hotel for a report of a female failing to leave and being disruptive. Police arrived on scene and identified the disruptive female as Kelly Wheat. Police discovered Kelly had

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“Seeing Is Believing” With Hoyleton Lions Club

Tim Schnitker, President & Craig Suedmeyer, Recording Secretary Hoyleton – March 21, 2018 Patricia Rensing rensing1@hotmail.com The Hoyleton Lions are participating in the “Seeing is Believing” program. The program is designed to help severely visually impaired youth make the most of their remaining sight. The Lions of Illinois Foundation partners with Spectros Institute for Low

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“Christ In The Passover” At St. John’s, New Minden, March 27

Jesus’ Last Supper was actually a Jewish Passover. David Garrett of Jews for Jesus will re-create the traditional Passover service and explain how it foreshadowed Jesus’ death and resurrection in a presentation called “Christ in the Passover” at St. John’s Lutheran Church, on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the Church, just north

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Treasurer’s Office Makes Final Distribution

The Washington County Treasurer’s Office sent the final 2016, payable 2017 Real Estate Tax Distribution to the taxing districts on March 12, 2018. The final amount distributed, with interest, fees and costs was $1,365,098.03. Other distributions sent to the taxing districts included a back taxes distribution of $2,747.44, and the 2017 mobile home tax distribution

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March 20, 2018 Washington County Primary Election Results

23 OF 23 PRECINCTS REPORTING, 2940 BALLOTS CAST ( 9601 VOTERS ) Information Comes from gbsvote.com, the company that the office of Washington County Clerk Nancy Heseman utilizes for tabulation.   R GOVERNOR/LT GOVERNOR 23 of 23 precincts reporting Vote for ( 1 ) RAUNER/SANGUINETTI (Republican) 1500 66.43% IVES/MORTHLAND (Republican) 758 33.57% R ATTORNEY GENERAL 23 of

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City To Install High-Efficiency LED Bulbs

By Alex Haglund At the beginning of the meeting of the Nashville City Council on Thursday, March 15, Mayor Erik Rolf asked for a brief moment of silence in memory of Karl Pries, who passed away on March 10. Rolf stated that Pries was a member of the Municipal Golf Course Board and was grandfather

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